When you go to work, you do your best to do a good job. After a long day, you want to go home, eat with your family or friends or kick back and enjoy a Tar Heels game. You do not want to worry about suffering through an ongoing injury you received at work. Fortunately, because of North Carolina’s workers’ compensation system, you may be able to receive compensation for your injury.
For some reason, North Carolina workers often believe things about workers’ compensation that are not true. If you do not understand how the system works, you may miss out on important benefits. As such, rather than listening to your friends, co-workers, manager or others, you likely want to seek a legal opinion about your options. Regardless, here are five myths about workers’ compensation you should not believe.